A guide for technologists to navigate job opportunities in the federal government
The Tech Talent Project, a nonprofit organization focused invested in bringing technically skilled talent to impactful government positions, created a playbook to help technologists navigate the complex federal hiring process. It includes details on opportunities, processes and requirements for joining public service.
A new innovation agenda for government
The Partnership’s Federal Innovation Council has developed an agenda to help federal leaders rethink and transform the way government operates. Collectively, these seven recommendations can lead to a more innovative, responsive and effective government.
White House launches artificial intelligence information portal
Passed this year, the National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act aims to connect and coordinate federal agencies’ AI work to ensure the United States remains a leader in using this groundbreaking technology. We look back at the Partnership’s research reports on AI in federal, state and local governments to examine how public servants can better use AI in their work.
Building resilience by keeping your W.I.T.S.—workforce, innovation, technology and security— about you
The coronavirus pandemic presented an opportunity to rethink how agencies work and deliver services and build a more resilient government. Our new report examines government’s response to the pandemic and offers recommendations for building resilience to future crises.
Three lessons governments learned using technology during COVID-19
Federal, state and local government used technology to continue delivering services during the coronavirus pandemic. At a report release event for “Bit by Bit: How Governments Used Technology to Move the Mission Forward During COVID-19,” federal and nonprofit technology specialists highlighted three lessons government has learned about using technology to deliver results during the pandemic.
Why tech experts should consider a job in government
There has never been a more critical time for technical leaders to join the federal government. Cass Madison, acting executive director for the Tech Talent Project, writes about the importance of finding tech-savvy employees to serve our country.
The Sammies Series: Q&A with MITRE and finalist David Gray
2020 Service to America Medals finalist David Gray, acting group manager for Communications, Information, and Networking Programs at the Federal Aviation Administration, spoke with MITRE’s Dennis Sawyer, managing director of national airspace system evolution and system engineering, about his work transforming aviation radar systems.
Inspiring stories from this year’s Service to America Medal awards
The Partnership hosted the first-ever virtual Service to America Medals awards program. Revisit highlights from the program and watch the winners receive congratulations from many luminaries from the political and celebrity worlds.
Stories of Service: How the CDC protects health care workers who are treating coronavirus patients
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory is playing a critical role in the nation’s battle against the coronavirus. In addition to standardizing and regulating personal protective equipment, the agency is also examining mental health issues related to workplace safety during the pandemic.
Meet Michelle Massarik, a young woman taking on the world of cybersecurity
Michelle Massarik, a participant in the Cybersecurity Talent Initiative, talks about her new assignment in the federal government and offers advice for women interested in cybersecurity careers.